World of the book

Explore a world of ideas and imagination in this one-of-a-kind exhibition showcasing the history of book design, production and illustration from the Middle Ages to today. See rare medieval manuscripts and sacred texts, magnificent natural history and botanical illustration, stunning modern artist books and fine press editions, as well as pioneering Australian classics, children’s books, graphic novels and comics. View works from Geoffrey Chaucer, Dante Alighieri and William Shakespeare, alongside works from Pierre Joseph Redouté, Ferdinand Bauer and Celia Rosser.

1 Jan - 31 Dec

State Library Victoria

328 Swanston Street Melbourne VIC 3000

www.slv.vic.gov.au